Selection Committee members

Omar López-Chahoud

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Artistic director of UNTITLED. His trajectory as an independent curator covers numerous exhibitions in the global context, like the Nicaraguan Biennial in March 2014, and curatorial panels at major institutions such as the MoMA PS1 and the Whitney Museum of American Art, among others.

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Jérôme Pantalacci

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Founder and director of ART-O-RAMA, contemporary art fair in Marseille. His previous trajectory includes working at the Roger Pailhas gallery and at the organization “Art Dealers”, the art fair created by Roger Pailhas.

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ISA NATALIA CASTILLA

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Cofounder and partner of Feria Material in Mexico City since 2014. Her trajectory includes opening her art gallery in 2021, Castilla / Klyuyeva, in Monterrey, and starting Cuadrante, a cultural festival to promote art, design, and architecture in Monterrey.

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Domenico de Chirico

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Independent curator. His trajectory includes the artistic direction of DAMA Fair, Turin (2016-2019), curation at MIA Art Fair, Milan, and many other exhibitions in the global context. He is currently the curatorial advisor for Roma Arte in Nuvola: Fiera internazionale d’arte contemporanea, Rome.

Jose Luís Lorenzo

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Art collector and member of the Latin American Art Acquisitions Committee of the Tate Modern, London. Lorenzo is also a celebrated architect, owner of the firm Lorenzo y Asociados Arquitectos and president of DINA (Diseñadores Nacionales Asociados).

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Marie Elena Angulo

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Art collector, patron of the Contemporary Art Society in London, and member of the Board of Oolite Arts, one of Miami’s largest visual artist support organizations. Angulo is also an attorney at law specializing in financial matters.

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JESPER STIELER

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Jesper Stieler has been art collecting for 35 years and is a member of the Danish Collecting Society. As a founder of the Stieler & Company, he has traveled worldwide for business, an experience that has allowed him to discover the international contemporary art scene and to spot new emerging artists.


Peer advisors and curators

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MYRIAM AMROUN

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Myriam Amroun is an independent curator and cultural practitioner. She is the co-founder and former artistic director of rhizome.  

Capitalizing on more than ten years of experience, she worked for several years on issues related to the arts as a vector for reactivating and reclaiming public spaces in Algiers, and creating interstitial spaces for social and cultural gatherings of communities, for which she received the Prince Claus Seed Award in 2021. 

Combining both her institutional and independent work, Amroun’s practice lies at the intersection of arts, culture, humanities and politics.

SANTIAGO GASQUET

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Santiago Gasquet is an Argentine curator and gallery owner with a long career in the field of art management and curatorship.

He currently co-directs the PIEDRAS gallery, an independent space for the exhibition, production, research and commercialization of contemporary art in the city of Buenos Aires. He also carries out different curatorial projects that promote the crossing of experiences related to contemporary art between Argentina, Spain, Peru, Mexico and Chile, among other places.

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Giuseppe Casarotto

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Art collector and president of ClubGAMEC, a cultural association that promotes and supports the Modern and Contemporary Art Gallery of Bergamo. Casarotto is also co-founder of Seven-Gravity-Collection, a private group focused on the acquisition of video art and the promotion of young video artists.

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NATASHA MARIE LLORENS

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Natasha Marie Llorens (PhD, Columbia University) is a writer, independent curator, and professor of art theory at the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. She writes about contemporary art and film with a focus on the representation of violence and decoloniality in the arts and institutions. Llorens’s writing has appeared in Arab Studies Journal,Artforum, e-flux Criticismfrieze, and the Journal of North African Studies, among others. Llorens is currently working in collaboration with Tours-based artist Massinissa Selmani on a two-year artistic research project about “1,000 Socialist Villages,” focused on an urban planning initiative launched in Algeria in the mid-1970s.

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